Concept Number: *618
English Master: Architectural Description IEEE
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none
1. The intentionally broad term “products” is used to include anything, which might be useful in describing an Architecture. Anything can include physical models, computerized models, prototypes, blueprints, parts lists, planned test results, actual input and outputs from tests, Planguage Architecture-Specifications, sales and training materials, and real Systems – as long as their purpose is to Document an Architecture.
Architecture-Specification *617: This Concept does not include models and real Systems, but only abstract specifications
Systems-Architecture *564: An Architecture description can be for any specialized subset of a Systems-Architecture, such as software or hydraulics.
Architecture (collective noun) *192: this is the real set of artifacts that the Architectural-Description describes.
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